College Basketball Preview: Navy (9-14) at Lehigh (15-7)

close up of a basketball
Navy at Loyola Maryland, Thursday, Feb. 21.

Navy Midshipmen (9-14, 5-6 PL) at Lehigh Mountain Hawks (15-7, 8-3 PL)

Stabler Arena, Bethlehem, PA
Saturday, Feb. 9; 4:30 pm ET

The Navy men's basketball team travels to Bethlehem, PA on Saturday afternoon to face the Lehigh Mountain Hawks.

The Midshipmen are enjoying a two-game winning streak after defeating American, 77-67, on Wednesday night in Annapolis. Navy is 9-14 on the season and 5-6 in the Patriot League.

Lehigh is coming off an 84-62 loss to Colgate on Feb. 4.  With a conference record of 8-3, the Mountain Hawks are 15-7 overall this season.

Here's a look at how the teams' numbers compare heading into Saturday's game.

Team Averages

 

Points per Game:
Points Attempted:
Point Percentage:
Rebounds per Game:
Assists per Game:
Blocks per Game:
Steals per Game:

Navy

65.3
72.0
39.8
37.9
12.7
1.8
5.4

Lehigh

80.5
77.8
49.5
35.0
15.7
2.0
5.7

Individual Leaders

 

Points
3-Pointers
Free Throws
Rebounds
Assists
Blocks
Steals

Navy

George Kiernan (270)
George Kiernan (38)
George Kiernan (48)
George Kiernan (114)
Hasan Abdullah (99)
Danny Ogele & George Kiernan (7)
Hasan Abdullah (45)

Lehigh

Lance Tejada (316)
Lance Tejada (66)
Kyle Leufroy & Jordan Cohen (66)
James Karnik (132)
Jordan Cohen (84)
James Karnik (10)
Jordan Cohen (27)

The Maryland Sports Blog will be covering the game live on Twitter. Coverage begins at 4:30 pm ET on Saturday afternoon. We look forward to seeing you then!

Chloe Stowe

Full-time novelist and blogger, Chloe Stowe loves to spin a tale almost as much as she loves her Nats and Navy sports (on Twitter, she's the #NavyMaven and #curlyWchick). This season will be her first as the Director of Nationals Coverage for the Maryland Sports Blog.

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